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M&E resources: send us what you've found useful!

Nick Herft's picture 14th August 2015 by Nick Herft

We're trialling a new format for member-contributed resources and we want you to try it out. This new format focuses on collecting more descriptive information from the contributor about how they used the resource and who they think would find it useful. Our goal is to build a collection of relevant1 & credible resources, with descriptions that enable people to quickly determine if the resource will be applicable to their needs.

Closing the series on participation in evaluation

Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt's picture 10th August 2015 by Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt

On Wednesday, July 29, Leslie Groves and I gave a live Q and A that focused on questions from blog readers. We received so many interesting questions and clearly had too little time for in-depth conversation. Lesson learned for next time – fewer questions to allow time for a more detailed exploration of each.

The questions we received highlight people’s concerns with respect to making evaluation processes more participatory. We had eight different kinds of questions:

Lancement officiel du le Réseau francophone des évaluateurs émergents (RF-Ee)

Marie Gervais's picture 23rd June 2015 by Marie Gervais
Also Available In: English

Ça y est! Le Réseau francophone des évaluateurs émergents a été officiellement lancé le 26 mai 2015 à Montréal, Québec à l’occasion du 36e congrès de la Société canadienne d’évaluation! (la présentation PPT). Ce lancement a été commandité par Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Participation not for you? Four reflections that might just change your mind

Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt's picture 12th June 2015 by Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt

​​​This month we start a series on participation in evaluation by Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt. This blog series aims to explore one simple question: How can we best open up evaluation processes to include those intended to benefit from a specific project, programme or policy? A simple question. Yet one that is surprisingly often not considered or quickly dismissed in international development.

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